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1frame/ˈfreɪm/noun
pluralframes
1frame
/ˈfreɪm/
noun
pluralframes
Learner's definition of FRAME  
[count]  : the basic structure and shape of the body of a person or animal
[count]  : an arrangement of parts that support and form the basic shape of something
[count]  : an open structure that holds something (such as glass or a picture)
— see also cold frame
   b  frames [plural]  : the plastic or metal structure that holds the lenses of eyeglasses
[count] 
: one of the pictures in the series of pictures that make up a film
— see also freeze-frame
   b  : one of the drawings in the series of drawings that make up a comic strip
[count]computers  : a section of a Web page that is like a small separate page : a section of a Web page that has its own scroll bar
[count]British  : 1rack 6

in the frame

British, informal
: in the position of being considered for something

out of the frame

British, informal
: no longer in the position of being considered for something
— see also time frame
2frame/ˈfreɪm/verb
framesframedframing
2frame
/ˈfreɪm/
verb
framesframedframing
Learner's definition of FRAME  
[+ object]
: to put (something) inside an open structure that holds it : to put (something) in a frame
   b  : to be around the edge of (something) — usually used as (be) framed
: to produce (something written or spoken) : to express (a question, answer, etc.) in words
: to make (an innocent person) appear to be guilty of a crime
— see also frame-up

— framer

noun,pluralframers[count]
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